Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
Volume 729 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 147164
Response time distributions in queueing network models
 Peter G. HarrisonAffiliated withDepartment of Computing, Imperial College
Abstract
Time delays in queueing networks are assuming increasing importance with the proliferation of transaction processing and timecritical real time systems. Mean values are insufficient and it is necessary to estimate time intervals that are not exceeded with a specified probability, i.e. quantiles. This paper presents results on time delay distributions in single server queues of various types and extends these to networks of queues. In particular, the class of Jackson networks that permit exact solution are analysed in both the open and closed cases, and approximation techniques for more general networks are proposed.
 Title
 Response time distributions in queueing network models
 Book Title
 Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
 Book Subtitle
 Joint Tutorial Papers of Performance '93 and Sigmetrics '93
 Pages
 pp 147164
 Copyright
 1993
 DOI
 10.1007/BFb0013852
 Print ISBN
 9783540572978
 Online ISBN
 9783540480440
 Series Title
 Lecture Notes in Computer Science
 Series Volume
 729
 Series ISSN
 03029743
 Publisher
 Springer Berlin Heidelberg
 Copyright Holder
 SpringerVerlag
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 Peter G. Harrison ^{(1)}
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 1. Department of Computing, Imperial College, 180 Queen's Gate, SW7 2BZ, London, England
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